Reinout De Bock

Last Updated: April 16, 2015

Email: RDEBOCK@imf.org

Fluent In: Dutch, French, Italian.

Education:

PhD Economics, Northwestern University, 2008

MSc Economics, London School of Economics 2002

Licentiaat Applied Economics, University of Antwerp (UFSIA), 2001


Previous Experience:

Chief Economist and Head of Economic Research, Pharo, 2016-2019

G-10 FX Strategy, Lehman Brothers/Barclays Capital, 2008-2009

Dissertation Fellow, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve, 2007

Monetary Policy Research, European Central Bank, 2005

Dissertation intern, National Bank of Belgium, 2004


Current Position:

London Representative, Monetary and Capital Markets Department


Country work or Mission Assignment:

Algeria, Brazil, euro area, Japan, Mauritania, Tunisia


IMF Career:

Global Markets Analysis, Monetary and Capital Markets Department, 2010-now

Middle East and Central Asia Department, 2009-2010

IMF Books and Working Papers:

The Behavior of Currencies during Risk-off Episodes , Working Paper No. 13/8 , January 11, 2013

The Behavior of Currencies during Risk-off Episodes , Working Paper No. 13/8 , January 11, 2013

Bank Asset Quality in Emerging Markets: Determinants and Spillovers , Working Paper No. 12/71 , March 01, 2012

Will Natural Gas Prices Decouple From Oil Prices Across the Pond? , Working Paper No. 11/143 , June 01, 2011

Spillovers from Europe into Morocco and Tunisia , Working Paper No. 10/238 , October 01, 2010

The Composition and Cyclical Behavior of Trade Flows in Emerging Economies , Working Paper No. 10/46 , February 01, 2010

Email: RDEBOCK@imf.org

Fluent In: Dutch, French, Italian.

Education:

PhD Economics, Northwestern University, 2008

MSc Economics, London School of Economics 2002

Licentiaat Applied Economics, University of Antwerp (UFSIA), 2001


Previous Experience:

Chief Economist and Head of Economic Research, Pharo, 2016-2019

G-10 FX Strategy, Lehman Brothers/Barclays Capital, 2008-2009

Dissertation Fellow, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve, 2007

Monetary Policy Research, European Central Bank, 2005

Dissertation intern, National Bank of Belgium, 2004


Current Position:

London Representative, Monetary and Capital Markets Department


Country work or Mission Assignment:

Algeria, Brazil, euro area, Japan, Mauritania, Tunisia


IMF Career:

Global Markets Analysis, Monetary and Capital Markets Department, 2010-now

Middle East and Central Asia Department, 2009-2010

IMF Books and Working Papers:

The Behavior of Currencies during Risk-off Episodes , Working Paper No. 13/8 , January 11, 2013

The Behavior of Currencies during Risk-off Episodes , Working Paper No. 13/8 , January 11, 2013

Bank Asset Quality in Emerging Markets: Determinants and Spillovers , Working Paper No. 12/71 , March 01, 2012

Will Natural Gas Prices Decouple From Oil Prices Across the Pond? , Working Paper No. 11/143 , June 01, 2011

Spillovers from Europe into Morocco and Tunisia , Working Paper No. 10/238 , October 01, 2010

The Composition and Cyclical Behavior of Trade Flows in Emerging Economies , Working Paper No. 10/46 , February 01, 2010

Publications in Journals (Refereed)

"The behavior of currencies during risk-off episodes", with I. de Carvalho Filho, Journal of International Money and Finance, 53, pages 218-34, 2015.

"The Composition and Cyclical Behavior of Trade Flows in Emerging Economies", International Economics, 132, pages 5-33, 2012.

“The Cost of Volatile Investment in an Emerging Economy”, Economics Bulletin, 31(2), 2011

“Supply Shocks, Demand Shocks, and Labor Market Fluctuations”, with H. Braun and R. DiCecio, St Louis Fed Economic Review, May/June 2009

Publications in Books and Conference Volumes

"What Happens in Emerging Markets If Recent Bank and Portfolio Inflows Reverse?", Global Financial Stability Report, April 2012

“Macro-Financial Linkages in Emerging Markets and Impact of Shocks on Bank Capital Adequacy Ratios”, with A. Demyanets, Chapter 1, Global Financial Stability Report, September 2011

“FX Depreciation: Payback Time?”, with S. Englander, Barclays Capital FX Weekly Brief, November 2008